Boys & Girls Clubs of America has partnered with Kids Included Together (KIT) to open more opportunities to young people with disabilities by providing inclusion training and support resources to Clubs. KIT supports BGCA’s mission to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The goal of this partnership is to help Clubs create safe, positive and inclusive environments for all youth through trainings, support resources, assessments and tip sheets to help ensure a high quality Club Experience is accessible to youth with disabilities and other complex needs.
Topics of KIT training include:
Foundations of Inclusion
Pathways to Positive Behavior
Behavior Support Techniques
Planning Support for Youth with Autism
Helping Youth Develop Coping Skills
Responding to Aggressive Behaviors
Founded in 1997, KIT is the leading authority on childhood disability inclusion training and positive behavior support, serving child and youth development organizations in 41 states and 11 countries worldwide. KIT teaches disability inclusive practices using state-of-the-art in-person training, online training and resources combined with a call-in coaching center, and also helps organizations develop inclusion policies and standards. For more information visit kit.org/BGCA.